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Expanded Edition

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Bestselling Alberta author Lori Beattie is back with an expanded and updated 2nd edition of her hugely successful compendium of Calgary’s best walks and urban jaunts.  Get your signed copy here.

What’s new? 10 new walk routes with full-colour maps- 40+ suggested detours for the urban explorer to extend and expand walk routes- 35 revised and updated walk route maps- New wetlands and wilderness walkabouts- More off-leash areas featured for pups and their people- Even more tasty pit stop suggestions – cafés, ice cream and craft beer– New photos and artwork throughout– new content on topics ranging from: First Nations history, geology, archaeology, botanical gardens, wetlands, and why walking makes us happy!

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Recent Blog Posts

January 14, 2021 |

Lori on CTV talking winter walking. Take a walk, feel happier!

I dropped into CTV Morning Live to share some tips on walking in the winter. Where to go and how talking a walk...

December 22, 2020 |

Lori chats with Global TV about walking in Calgary and the NEW Calgary’s Best Walks Expanded edition

I dropped into Global tv today to chat about my new book and share my enthusiasm for all things walking in...

December 15, 2020 |

My CTV segment: Calgary Christmas Lights Walks

I dropped into CTV this morning to share some amazing Calgary Christmas Lights walks in Killarney, Westmount and...

December 13, 2020 |

Calgary’s Best Walks on the bestseller list!

Happy to see that my book has hit the mark in Calgary and is moving up the bestseller list. Walking is trending!...

December 1, 2020 |

CTV talks to Lori about Calgary’s Best Walks EXPANDED edition!

I dropped into CTV Morning Live today (watch segment below) to talk walking and my NEW expanded edition of...

November 9, 2020 |

WIN my new book! Join me on a FREE book launch walk

Every week until Christmas you can win my new book, Calgary’s Best Walks EXPANDED edition! Follow me on...

October 18, 2020 |

Calgary’s Little Free Libraries Map

I found this fantastic map for Calgary’s Little Free Libraries so wanted to share it. There is also a Facebook...

October 15, 2020 |

My Travel Alberta article on Best Walks in Calgary and Edmonton!

Here are some great STAYCATION walkabouts for you as you think about some adventures to have in Alberta. Check...

September 16, 2020 |

CTV Staycation Series: Fall Rockies Hikes, larches and more

So much colour in the Rockies right now! I shared a few beautiful hikes with CTV viewers and you can watch the...

August 15, 2020 |

CTV Staycation Series: Fun Family Walks

What makes a great family walk? Destinations, single track trails, massive glacial erratics that traveled from...

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